my 1998 bonneville will not turn over it will cycle, it has fuel and spark but wont ignite


Asked by Mar 17, 2017 at 10:49 AM about the 1998 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have changed the water pump, the front spark plugs, the coil pack, the
heater hose bypass, made sure there is no water in the oil, the belt the
Radiator, the spark plug wires. It needs a lower intake gasket, the car has sat
for about 5  months and now she wont start.

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wont turn over but will cycle...what do you mean ...cycle?


tries to start but wont ignite

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Spray some starting fluid down the throttle body. It should run a few seconds on the starting fluid. If so, it's a fuel problem. Fuel injectors not spraying, for example. If it won't run on the starting fluid and you're sure that you have spark, time to do a compression test. If all cylinders test very low or zero, it's jumped timing. HTH. -Jim

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ok ty I will try that as soon as i can get some

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found a fuel leak and its me and another family member.

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the fuel line to the injectors is leaking another problem in my car.

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I see. Glad you found the leak!! Thanks for letting us know!! -Jim


not a problem

its your computer it will not give u fuel just went threw that ,60 bucks at auto yards went home pluged in first turn runs great

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